Adieu to the Stone Walls

DESCRIPTION: "Adieu to the stone walls," the prisoner sighed, "I'm now going to leave you, I've made up my mind." The convict makes his way to a train, buys clothes in town, and gains his freedom by playing the role of a brakeman
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1936 (collected from the Gant Family)
KEYWORDS: prison escape disguise clothes trick
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Lomax/Lomax-OurSingingCountry, pp. 311-313, "Adieu to the Stone Walls" (1 text, 1 tune)
Roud #15602
File: LoSi311

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